Miami Dolphins at Buffalo Bills 30 to 21

Monday, September 13, 1976, Week 1

The Miami Dolphins played the Buffalo Bills in Orchard Park on Monday, September 13, 1976, Week 1 of the 1976 season. The Dolphins won by a score of 30-21.


Miami Dolphins offense

Total yards Pass yards Rush yards Turnovers First downs
401 197 204 3 25

Coaches

Head Coach: Don Shula Running Game Coordinator: John Sandusky Passing Game Coordinator: Howard Schnellenberger Passing Defense Coordinator: Don Doll Running Defense Coordinator: Mike Scarry Wide Receivers Coach: Howard Schnellenberger Offensive Line Coach: John Sandusky Offensive Assistant Coach: Howard Schnellenberger Offensive Backs Coach: Carl Taseff Defensive Line Coach: Mike Scarry Linebackers Coach: Don Doll Defensive Backs Coach: Tom Keane Special Teams Coach: Carl Taseff Punting Coach: Tom Keane


Buffalo Bills offense

Total yards Pass yards Rush yards Turnovers First downs
383 275 108 0 16

Coaches

Head Coach: Lou Saban Interim Head Coach: Jim Ringo Defensive Coordinator: Richie McCabe Offensive Line Coach: Jim Ringo, Marvin Crosby Bass Running Backs Coach: Jim LaRue Defensive Line Coach: Jerry Wampfler Linebackers Coach: John Ray Defensive Backfield Coach: Richie McCabe Special Teams Coach: Ed Cavanaugh, Errol Prisby Director of Pro Scouting: Marvin Crosby Bass